The Study Abroad Advisor is responsible for promoting and coordinating education abroad opportunities for students, including advising students, supporting faculty in program development, and planning and implementing promotional and outreach activities on campus and in the community. The advisor serves as an integral member of the International Education & Engagement and supports all efforts related to international education at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (UWL). This position reports to the Director of International Education & Engagement.
Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly with presentation creation and delivery • Strong intercultural and interpersonal communication skills • Evidence of strong organizational, administrative, and computer skills • Experience working, living, or studying abroad
Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree • Experience working in an international education office (preferably study abroad) • Experience with student management software such as Terra Dotta or Peoplesoft • Competency in a second language • Knowledge and understanding of education abroad best practices • Strong customer service skills • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment • Ability to work independently and part of a team to reach campus international education goals
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributi...ons of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community. The university offers undergraduate programs and degrees in the arts and humanities, health and sciences, education, and business administration. The university offers graduate programs related to areas of emphasis and strength within the institution, including business administration, education, health, the sciences, and the social sciences.